Experimental investigation of bone mineral density in Thoroughbreds using quantitative computed tomography

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Yamada, Kazutaka ; Sato, Fumio ; Higuchi, Tohru ; Nishihara, Kaori ; Kayano, Mitsunori ; Sasaki, Naoki ; Nambo, Yasuo (2015)
  • Publisher: Japanese Society of Equine Science
  • Journal: Journal of Equine Science, volume 26, issue 3, pages 81-87 (issn: 1340-3516)
  • Subject: bone mineral density | Thoroughbred | radiographic bone aluminum equivalence | dual energy X-ray absorptiometry | quantitative computed tomography
    mesheuropmc: body regions | musculoskeletal system | musculoskeletal, neural, and ocular physiology | musculoskeletal diseases

Bone mineral density (BMD) is one of the indications of the strength and health. BMD measured by quantitative computed tomography (QCT) was compared with that measured by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and radiographic bone aluminum equivalence (RBAE). Limbs wer... View more
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